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Welcome to STEAM Museum – A First Class Day Out

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway is housed in a beautifully restored Grade II listed railway building in the heart of the former Swindon railway works. Located right next to Swindon's Designer Outlet, the Museum tells the story of the men and women who built, operated and travelled on the Great Western Railway. See famous locomotives, ‘drive’ our train simulator and even work the signals in our interactive GWR signal box! 



Mon-Sat: 10.00am - 5.00pm 

Sun: 11.00am - 4.00pm     

*Important Notice*

Early closure of the Museum on the following dates:

Friday 4 October, closing at 2pm (last admission 1pm).

Friday 29 November, closing at 2pm (last admission 1pm).

These early closures allow for the setting up of STEAM's key weekend events (Great Western Brick Show and Christmas at STEAM). 

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Museum Café   

Mon-Sat: 10.00am - 4.00pm 

Sun: 11.00am - 3.45pm

*Except 24, 25 and 26 December


Please see the Museum's Bag Policy


STEAM Bespoke Photo Gifts